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Re: Bug#97755: PROPOSAL] eliminating task packages; new task system

On Mon, 21 May 2001 18:04:42 +1000
Anthony Towns <ajt@debian.org> wrote:

> On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 11:55:21AM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> Upgrading from potato to woody and beyond works fine, nothing breaks,
> you merely don't get your tasks to upgrade cleanly by simply using apt.

Isn't that generally considered breakage?

> > We are too close to freeze, to have this implemented right, no matter HOW
> > simple the code is.
> Please go back and reread the thread about this immediately after potato's
> release: the problem with tasks as they existed for potato was that they
> make it very hard to cope with RC bugs in packages in a task. If any one
> package has an RC bug and has to be removed, the entire task gets broken.

Why not simply remove one of the packages from the task if need be?
(Forgive my idiocy; I haven't been watching this thread.)

> Since people seem to be more amenable to statements from authority than
> sensible reasons...

Sadly, that's how American sheeple generally are. And yes, I am American myself,



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